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One dead after nighttime shooting in Elmira, police are investigating

One dead after nighttime shooting in Elmira, police are investigating

ELMIRA, NY (WETM) – Police confirm a man is dead following a shooting in Elmira late Monday night that led to a large police presence in one of the city’s business districts.

According to Elmira police, a man died in the hospital after being shot outside a bar at 351 E Washington Ave on Monday, May 21, around 10:52 p.m.

Police said the victim was not found at the scene, but learned he was taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle before police arrived.

Police said the victim died in hospital. No further information about the victim is being released at this time and no suspect has been named.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Elmira police at 607-737-5626 or the anonymous tip line at 607-271-4258.